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Old 01-04-2013, 08:21 AM
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Originally Posted by chrisdaniels33 View Post
I recently replaced my lower rear control arms, and my two back tires, which was the problem I was having with the strange noise when hitting bumps on the road I posted bout earlier. Anyway the dealer is highly recommending a wheel Alignment afterwards, but I have no issues with my steering. Is this necessary after this repair? And do I have to get this done at the dealer for 190+ tax?

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Yes. BMW's have alignment adjustments on the rear as well. So while it steers fine it may well scrub your rear tires down to nothing in no time. I don't know about just the dealer but I would. There is a special tool required to adjust the trailing arm bracket.
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